Gout de France 2018
Wednesday March 21, 2018
Goût de France / Good France A SYMBOL OF EXCELLENCEwill celebrate French gastronomy in various locations worldwide on March 21, 2018. A total of 2,000 chefs on all five continents are expected to join the event on the eve of spring.
Dinners served simultaneously in participating restaurants will honor the merits of French cuisine, its capacity for innovation, and its values: sharing, enjoying, and respecting the principles of high-quality, environmentally responsible cuisine.
Congratulations to the 46 fabulous US restaurants which have been selected to be part of this worldwide event, Good France, to celebrate the excellence of French Cuisine!
THE WORLD’S GREATEST FRENCH DINNERFor the fourth consecutive year, Goût de France / Good France has been a fun celebration of the vitality of French cuisine, forging ties between chefs around the world. On 21 March in 150 countries, Goût de France / Good France, organized on the initiative of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, boosts the visibility of French cuisine on the world’s 5 continents. From haute cuisine to quality bistro food, offer French-inspired meal in your restaurant and participate in this great celebration.
“Cuisine - French cuisine - represents joie de vivre, lightness, optimism and pleasure, ideas which are central to the image of Destination France”. Alain Ducasse, event creator alongside the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs The spirit of Goût de France / Good France follows this founding idea with the aim of including all categories of restaurant throughout the world.
This international event, which was first held in 2015, follows UNESCO’s decision to put “gastronomic meal of the French” on the intangible cultural heritage list.
Thus on 21 March every year, participating restaurants offer guests the experience of French art de vivre and pay tribute to its capacity for innovation and the values that it represents: sharing, pleasure, and respect for good food, good company and the planet. In 2017, over 2,100 participating restaurants in 150 countries, 250,000 meals and 8,000 guests in 156 embassies. Vitality, modernity, responsibility: gastronomy will be used to showcase France's positive values, with the warmth associated with the pleasures of good food.
Read more at: uk.france.fr/en/gout-france-good-france
Read more at: us.france.fr/en/information/gout-good-france-participating-restaurants-us